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Hospital visited by PM plans to cut 400 posts over three years, claims Blears


Lip service. Not providing services in the community is a much cheaper option than keeping hospitals open and much better hidden, as no one will really have any clue what's going on apart from the poor old community nurse. She/he can then bring this to the attention of their manager who will basically say 'tough'. Spotlight off hospitals where you can see when things are going wrong and try to improve. Save a fortune! When i was a CPN and nearing the end of my waiting list i was asked by managers if i could slow it down a bit as it was 'good' to have a waiting list. Never really did understand that philosophy. As i had new referrals coming in most every day what did it matter?

Posted date

12 January, 2012

Posted time

1:19 pm